Consider Installing an Air Purifier This Winter

Monday, January 2nd, 2017

When the weather gets too hot or too cold, the first thing most homeowners do is seal their homes and turn on their climate control systems. This makes climate control easier, but it doesn’t do any favors for your indoor air quality. Poor indoor air quality can be responsible for all kinds of health and comfort concerns, from allergy attacks to the flu. If you want to keep your indoor air quality high this winter, you’re going to need to clear the air of a lot of the microscopic contaminants that might affect you. The best way to do that is with an air purifier. (more…)

How to Keep Your Air Quality High During Winter

Monday, December 12th, 2016

Indoor air quality tends to drop during the winter, as homeowners change their climate control habits. Poor indoor air quality can have a serious negative effect on the health and comfort of the people in a home. So, it’s important that you take steps to maintain high indoor air quality this winter. Let’s go over some tips to improve your indoor air quality over the next couple of months. (more…)

Why Your Air Conditioner Shouldn’t Be Used As a Dehumidifier

Monday, September 19th, 2016

Ah, humidity. The bane of coastal dwellers everywhere. High humidity can be a nightmare for a number of reasons, especially during the summer. It promotes mold growth, makes it harder for your body to cool itself, and causes everything to feel unbearably sticky. If you’re trying to beat the humidity, you’re going to need something a bit stronger than an air conditioner to do it. Read on to find out why you need to install a dedicated dehumidifier in your home. (more…)

Air Purifier Types That Can Benefit You This Summer

Monday, August 1st, 2016

When summer rolls around, most people tend to focus on keeping their homes cool. While staying cool is certainly a top priority, indoor air quality should also be something that you pay attention to. Airborne contaminants are the most common cause of problems related to poor indoor air quality, which include asthma and the flu. The best way to deal with these contaminants is to install an air purifier in your home. Let’s take a look at some of the air purifiers that could benefit you this summer. (more…)

Common Indoor Air Quality Problems in Port Charlotte

Monday, July 4th, 2016

If you think that temperature alone will be able to improve your home comfort, you’re mistaken. While it would be nice to be able to rely on the number on the thermostat alone, you also need to think about your indoor air quality. What’s that? It includes the temperature, but also the relative humidity (how much moisture is in the air), as well as the amount of contaminants and/or pollutants floating throughout your household. (more…)

How a Heat Recovery Ventilator Can Help You

Monday, May 30th, 2016

One of the challenges when it comes to summer is maintaining a comfortable climate without losing airflow. Fresh air is very important for maintaining indoor air quality, which keeps you and your family healthy and your home in good condition. You can’t keep all of your windows open and expect to maintain good climate control. What are you supposed to do, then? Read on to find out how a heat recovery ventilator can help you. (more…)

Install a Dehumidifier to Make Your Summer More Comfortable

Monday, April 11th, 2016

Summer is just around the corner, which means that we’re not far off from some punishingly hot days. We’re already dealing with warm weather as it is, and many people are starting to rely on their air conditioners on a regular basis. Keeping cool isn’t the only concern this summer, though. You should also be working to keep the humidity levels in your home under control. Let’s take a look at why it’s a good idea to install a dehumidifier in your home. (more…)

Common Air Purifier Types That Can Benefit You

Monday, January 25th, 2016

As we’ve discussed before, poor indoor air quality can have a pretty huge impact on your health if you don’t do something to fix it. The air in your home is likely full of millions of microscopic airborne contaminants, capable of causing all sorts of problems from allergy attacks to asthma. If you want to address these issues, you’re going to need a quality air purifier installed in your home. There are far too many types of air purifiers on the market for us to cover them all here, but we can at least outline a few of the most popular. (more…)

Why You Should Consider Installing an Indoor Air Purifier This Winter

Monday, January 4th, 2016

Using an indoor air purifier in your home is a good idea all year round. They’re great for removing airborne contaminants and improving your indoor air quality. During winter, though, it is especially important to have an air purifier installed. If you’re not careful, your indoor air quality can get quite a bit worse during the winter. Read on to find out why this happens, and how an indoor air purifier can help you. (more…)

The Problem of High Humidity

Monday, October 19th, 2015

There are a great many good things about living in Florida. Tropical weather, beaches just a short way away, a wide variety of wildlife, etc. However, there are a couple of drawbacks to living in this kind of environment. One of the biggest issues you have to watch for in your home is humidity. High humidity is bad for more reasons than simply being uncomfortable. Let’s take a look at the problems that chronically high humidity can create, and what you can do about it. (more…)